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Old 01-25-2013, 05:24 AM
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The misses and I have been sorting our change jars this past week. A side from sorting wheats, coppers and silvers, is there a quick reference of key dates to look for?

Current sorting:

Wheats
Mostly copper (65-82)
Pre-65 silver
Buffalos
War nickels

I've got about $150 ready for deposit, but I'm wondering if there's hidden valuables in there to make it worth going through again.
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The misses and I have been sorting our change jars this past week. A side from sorting wheats, coppers and silvers, is there a quick reference of key dates to look for?

Current sorting:

Wheats
Mostly copper (65-82)
Pre-65 silver
Buffalos
War nickels

I've got about $150 ready for deposit, but I'm wondering if there's hidden valuables in there to make it worth going through again.
They are worth going through. There are 3 and 3 and a half legged buffalos. As well as Steel 1944 and Copper 1943 Wheats. Also 1914 D Wheats are rare as well. 1916 D Mercs are worth quite some money as well. Oh and 1955 DDO Wheats are worth thousands of thousands of dollars. As for the copper. I started investing in copper. So I would suggest holding on to all of your copper. But the 1969 S DDO Cents are worth a lot as well.

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There's also the 1972 DDO penny to look out for.

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There are a TON of penny errors worth some bucks!

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http://www.coinstudy.com/

http://www.coinflation.com/

http://www.blifaloo.com/info/rare_coins.php

http://www.blifaloo.com/info/more-rare-coins.php

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Yea i have found a 1998 wide AM penny not a bank buster but wait also found a 1992 close AM penny very nice and rare. And shows not that old penny can be worth some money
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I'd suggest grabbing a copy of The Cherrypicker's Guide by Fivas and Stanton. I got a decent used copy for a good price on amazon.

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Coin Study is by far my favorite. Their prices aren't always spot on, but they are good about saying which coins are worth more than the others.

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